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mac-persistence-timer

Syntax

mac-persistence-timer minutes;

Hierarchy Level

[edit virtual-chassis]

Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.

Description

If the master is physically disconnected or removed from the Virtual Chassis configuration, the MAC persistence timer determines how long the backup (new master) continues to use the address of the old master. When the MAC persistence timer expires, the backup (new master) begins to use its own MAC address.

There are no minimum or maximum timer limits.

Default

10 minutes

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.
routing-control—To add this statement to the configuration.


Published: 2009-07-29

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